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Canberra vs Wellington
Cbr vs Wlg

Average net salary (After tax)

Wellington
Canberra

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Wlg
Cbr
Outside city centre
Wlg
Cbr

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Wlg
Cbr
Outside city centre
Wlg
Cbr

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Wlg
Cbr
Outside city centre
Wlg
Cbr

Mortgage rates

Wellington
4.5%
Canberra
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

Electricity, heating, water, Garbage for a 85m2 Apartment

Wellington
Canberra

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Wlg
Cbr

Mobile phone data

One-minute local prepaid call (no plan or discount)

Wlg
Cbr

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Wlg
Cbr

Monthly pass

Regular price

Wlg
Cbr

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Wellington
Canberra

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Wlg
Cbr
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Wlg
Cbr
White bread 500g
Wlg
Cbr
Eggs 12
Wlg
Cbr
White rice 1kg
Wlg
Cbr

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Wellington
Canberra

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Wlg
Cbr
Beef round 1kg
Wlg
Cbr
Local cheese 1kg
Wlg
Cbr

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Wlg
Cbr
Lettuce 1 head
Wlg
Cbr
Tomatoes 1kg
Wlg
Cbr

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Wlg
Cbr
Oranges 1 head
Wlg
Cbr
Bananas 1kg
Wlg
Cbr

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

Inexpensive restaurant 2 meals
Wlg $4,070.74/mth
Cbr $4,070.74/mth
Mid-range restaurant Three-course meal for two people
Wlg $4,070.74/mth
Cbr $4,070.74/mth

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Wellington
4.5%
Canberra
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Wellington are 17.14% higher than in Canberra

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Wlg $4,070.74/mth
Cbr $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Wlg $4,070.74/mth
Cbr $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Wlg $4,070.74/mth
Cbr $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Wlg
Cbr
Market 0.5L bottle
Wlg
Cbr

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Wlg
Cbr
Market 0.33L bottle
Wlg
Cbr

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Wellington
5
Canberra

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Wlg
Cbr

Summer dress

From a chain store (e.g. Zara, H&M)

Wlg
Cbr

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Wlg
Cbr
1 pair men's leather shoes
Wlg
Cbr

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Wellington
$15.33
Canberra
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Wlg $4,070.74/mth
Cbr $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Wlg $4,070.74/mth
Cbr $4,070.74/mth